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   Posted 1/12/2009 8:35 PM (GMT -6)   
I have been having lots of GI issues cramping and D. So inital though (mine and GI's) was a Crohn's flare. I have Crohns and had to have 2 ft removed after several years of trying to treat it b/c it finally closed off and wouldnt open back up. So far tho the test are indicating no active Crohns at all. CT and now Idieum scan (sp?) I do have one more screen of that tho in the morning they tested first at 4 hours and passed it now just the 24 hour one. So I'm wondering do ppl that have Crohn's or whatever you actually say when its in remission do yall know if they maybe get IBS too. At this point i mean im really hoping for that praying actually for that and no a crohns flare b/c they can treat that easier. I am a little worried about googling around b/c I have been worried as well as in a semiprivate room (now private) where i heard a lady be told she has cancer that really isnt treatable so I dont want to get myself freaked out that its something horrible if you understand what I mean. Thanks a bunch!

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   Posted 1/12/2009 9:08 PM (GMT -6)   
Hello catgiggles!

I'm sorry you are having such problems!! I have no answers or suggestions for you, just lots and lots of hugs and prayers!!
Diagnosed early 2007 with rectal Crohn's.  Several peri-rectal abscesses and two fistulas with setons.  Allergic to Remicade and Humira.  Currently on 6MP.

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   Posted 1/12/2009 9:21 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi I was diagnosed with IBS and now have crohn's. I think there are a few that have both. Hope you get to feeling better soon. Don't let things steart worrying you too much I used to just get the test done and didn't worry. Hope they are taking good care of you. lol gail
Hallarious woman over 50 ,CD ,IBS 27 years--resection,fistula's,obstructions,hemmies,and still gail

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   Posted 1/12/2009 9:28 PM (GMT -6)   
I have been diagnosed with both. They caught the IBS before the crohn's appeared, but they still consider me as having IBS because I still have active symptoms at times (like right now).

I'll cross my fingers for you! Hope you get to feeling better soon.
27f, dx'd CD July '05 after 6 fistula/abscess surgeries
(miscarried at 13 weeks, now waiting to heal before trying again)
Stopped Humira August 22nd, 2008.
Went Gluten-Free, noticing some definite improvement.
Started LDN October 27th, and already LOVING IT.

"Our greatest fear is not that we are inadequate, but that we are powerful beyond measure."

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